Environmental Photographer of the Year 2016: Winners and shortlisted images

environmental-photographer-year-2016The winners of the the Atkins CIWEM Environmental Photographer of the Year 2016 competition have been announced. This contest provides an international showcase for the very best in environmental photography, by both amateurs and professionals. The competition aims to inspire a global audience to think differently about contemporary social and environmental issues, including sustainable development, pollution and human rights.

The Environmental Photographer of the Year 2016 is awarded to Sara Lindstr√∂m for her picture ‘Wildfire’. Swedish-born Sara picked up photography while studying in South Africa, and is now based in the Canadian Rockies. Her projects have seen her travel across more than 50 countries, capturing the beauty of the more remote corners of the earth.

Read more at: http://www.ibtimes.co.uk/environmental-photographer-year-2016-winners-shortlisted-images-1567912.